Hatcher North

Without Cassini – Colbert and the Administrative Cartography of the French Provinces, 1661-1683

Jean Boutier, Directeur d’Etudes at the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (Marseille) and visiting scholar in the U-M Department of History, discusses new research on a little known project to map France, initiated by Jean-Baptiste Colbert (1619-1683), the powerful minister to Louis XIV.

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Date & Time
April 16, 2015 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Location
Clark Library Instruction Space (2nd floor Hatcher)
Event Type
Lecture

Mahmoud Darwish: The Poet’s Art and His Nation

Book cover of Mahmoud Darwish

Join us for a conversation with author and U-M Associate Professor Khaled Mattawa and U-M Professor Anton Shammas about Mattawa's recent book, Mahmoud Darwish: The Poet's Art and His Nation.

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Date & Time
March 25, 2015 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Series
The Author's Forum
Event Type
Panel Discussion

To Light a Candle

The U-M Baha’i Club invites you to a screening of "To Light a Candle," a documentary by the Iranian-Canadian filmmaker Maziar Bahari that tells a compelling story about the triumph of the human spirit and its quest for the light of knowledge in the face of relentless onslaught by those who seek to extinguish it.

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Date & Time
February 25, 2015 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Film

Research with Material Objects

A cross-disciplinary panel discusses trends, issues, and challenges of doing research with material culture and material objects. Panelists also address the role of technology in facilitating their research process. Participants include:

Katie Lennard, PhD Candidate, Department of American Culture

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Date & Time
February 23, 2015 - 10:00am to 11:30am
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Series
Emergent Research
Event Type
Panel Discussion

Stories of Impact: Faculty and Students Speak

Journaling above Plaza de Armas; Peru, Summer 2013; photo by Sachi Gianchandani

Hear from faculty and students featured in the exhibit Learning in Real Life: Stories of Impact Through Engagement.  Cliff Lampe and Michelle Jackson talk about his project Citizen Interaction Design, which she participated in as a student; Tati Calixto and a few of her stude

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Date & Time
February 25, 2015 - 2:30pm to 4:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Series
Learning in "Real Life" Event Series
Event Type
Panel Discussion

Disruption

Join us for a screening of the film Disruption, which takes an unflinching look at the devastating consequences of our inaction in regard to climate change. Catering by Jerusalem Garden.

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Date & Time
February 18, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Event Type
Film

The Body in the Library: Lord Lansdowne and his Nursery for Reform

David Hancock

David Hancock, U-M professor of history, talks about the important private collection of books and manuscripts assembled by William Petty-Fitzmaurice, 2nd Earl of Shelburne and 1st Marquis of Lansdowne (1737-1805), Britain’s first Irish-born prime minister, and housed at his palace in London.

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Date & Time
April 14, 2015 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Series
Clements Library Lecture Series
Event Type
Lecture

Crossing the Gulf: Cuba, Louisiana, and the Diaspora of Saint-Domingue/Haiti

Rebecca Scott, U-M Charles Gibson Distinguished University Professor of History and Professor of Law and co-author of Freedom Papers: An Atlantic Odyssey in the Age of Emancipation, explores the itinerary of one woman – Adélaïde Métayer/Durand – whose journey in the aftermath of the Haitian Revolution illuminates the t

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Date & Time
April 2, 2015 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Series
Clements Library Lecture Series
Event Type
Lecture

New Stories of Old Times: Restoring Detroit’s Early History, One Image at a Time

Karen Marrero

Karen Marrero, Wayne State University Assistant Professor of Colonial North American History, considers two works of art created in the 19th century to depict two moments viewed as pivotal in Detroit’s history. How can we turn these images inside-out and use them to guide us to fresh insights that reflect Detroit’s early status

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Date & Time
March 11, 2015 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Series
Clements Library Lecture Series
Event Type
Lecture

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